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Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening: The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener (Revised, Updated)

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This thoroughly revised and updated encyclopedia highlights new organic pest controls, new fertilizer products, improved gardening techniques, the latest organic soil practices, and new trends in garden design. Biographical Note: FERN MARSHALL BRADLEY, BARBARA W. ELLIS, and ELLEN PHILLIPS are all former managing editors of Rodale Garden Books. The three...

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This thoroughly revised and updated encyclopedia highlights new organic pest controls, new fertilizer products, improved gardening techniques, the latest organic soil practices, and new trends in garden design.
Biographical Note:
FERN MARSHALL BRADLEY, BARBARA W. ELLIS, and ELLEN PHILLIPS are all former managing editors of Rodale Garden Books. The three coauthored the 1992 edition of this title, in addition to having written numerous books and articles individually. Bradley lives in Cambridge, New York; Ellis in Chesterton, Maryland; and Phillips in Brienigsville, Pennsylvania.
"Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening "has been the go-to resource for gardeners for more than 50 years--and the best tool novices can buy to start applying organic methods to their fruit and vegetable crops, herbs, trees and shrubs, perennials, annuals, and lawns. This thoroughly revised and updated version highlights new organic pest controls, new fertilizer products, improved gardening techniques, the latest organic soil practices, and new trends in garden design. In this indispensable work readers will find: - comprehensive coverage for the entire garden and landscape along with related entries such as Community Gardening, Edible Landscaping, Horticultural Therapy, Stonescaping, and more - the most in-depth information from the trusted Rodale Organic Gardening brand - a completely new section on earth-friendly techniques for gardening in a changing climate, covering wise water management, creating backyard habitats, managing invasive plants and insects, reducing energy use and recycling, and understanding biotechnology - entries all written by American gardeners for American gardeners, with answers for all the challenges presented by various conditions, from the humid Deep South and the mild maritime coasts to the cold far North and the dry Southwest "Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening "has everything anyone needs to create gorgeous, non-toxic gardens in any part of the country.

Review Citations:
New York Times Book Review 05/31/2009 pg. 14 (EAN 9781594869174, Paperback)
Wilson Public Library Catalog 01/01/2009 pg. 60 (EAN 9781594869174, Paperback)
Contributor Bio: Bradley, Fern Marshall
Fern Marshall Bradley is a former garden-book editor for Rodale and a longtime vegetable gardener. She is best-known as the author of Rodale's "All-New Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening" and Rodale's "Vegetable Garden Problem Solver." She has also authored or edited many other books, including "Reader's Digest's Vegetable Gardening". She lives in Greenwich, New York.

Contributor Bio: Ellis, Barbara
Barbara Ellis is an experienced and knowledgeable gardener and former Rodale editor. She has several books to her credit, including "Covering Ground, The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book, Deckscaping", and "Shady Retreats". She lives in Kent County, Maryland.

Contributor Bio: Phillips, Ellen
Ellen Phillips is a writer and editor whose cottage home, Hawk's Haven, is in the midst of beautiful Pennsylvania farm country. Whether in a dorm, apartment, duplex, or single home, she has never had enough room for her many collections, and, as a result, has become an expert at creating an appearance of spaciousness while still displaying her beloved "stuff."

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